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* Portland’s 116 degrees hotter than Dallas, Miami and L.A. have ever been,
* OlyFed Sets New Record of Giving, Volunteerism,
* ‘Outlandish’ forecasts in NW suggest a feared climate reality is here decades early!

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“The recent weather in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver has little precedent in at least four decades.”
Credit: The New York Times


+ KING-5 TV: Washington state to reopen Wednesday, ending more than a year of COVID-19 restrictions

+ The Weather Channel: The Dallesport Airport just across the Columbia River from The Dalles, Oregon, apparently tied an all-time record high for Washington state, soaring to 118 degrees Monday. Another location in the Olympic Peninsula also reached 118 degrees Monday.

+ NBC News: Portland, Ore., soared to 116 degrees — hotter than Dallas, Miami and L.A. have ever been. Portland hit the third-highest temperature ever recorded in a major U.S. city.

+ The Weather Channel: A Running List of All-Time Heat Records Broken in Pacific Northwest, Western Canada

+ Truthout: Northwest Heat Wave Is a Symptom of Terrifying Runaway Climate Feedback Loops

+ NBC News: ‘Outlandish’ forecasts in Northwest suggest a feared climate reality is here decades early

+ The Tri-City Herald: Observatory near Tri-Cities makes scientific history. Here’s the latest discovery – detecting a collision of a black hole and a neutron star for the first time

+ South Sound Business: OlyFed Sets New Record of Giving and Volunteerism


NBC News: House to vote to remove Confederate statues from the Capitol [Ed. note: Would 10 Republicans in the Senate vote with the Democrats to approve this bill? Doubtful!]

The Daily Kos: After new discrimination laws, California bans state-funded travel to five states

Truthout: Arizona Will Spend Millions to Replace Voting Machines Compromised by GOP “Audit” – “will likely cost millions in taxpayer dollars, but election officials were left without a choice after the “auditors” failed to properly secure the voting machines and ballots.”


The Daily Kos: trump’s July 4 rally in Alabama cancelled. Access denied! – “commissioners were concerned that Trump’s appearance on Saturday ‘was going to be a partisan political event, rather than just a patriotic event planned for that evening.'”

George T. Conway III via The Washington Post: America owes thanks to Trump’s lawyers — even William Barr

Posted by Steve on June 30, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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